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What would you pay for a shorter commute?

Posted By Tom Jackson On September 10, 2009 @ 9:10 am In Construction News,Uncategorized | No Comments

According to this poll, the majority of respondents would gladly cough up $10 to $20 per trip just to cut 15 minutes off their driving time. [1]

And yet politicians and transportation officials in Washington can’t seem to find the¬†wherewithall to raise the gas tax a dime a gallon.¬† The public wants this, the people are willing to pay for it. The politicians are just afraid of the soundbites. Profiles in Courage, anyone?

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[1] $10 to $20 per trip just to cut 15 minutes off their driving time.: http://dc.streetsblog.org/2009/09/09/how-much-would-most-people-pay-for-a-shorter-commute/

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